Scientific Advisory Board


The International Dyslexia Association wishes to thank the following individuals who have graciously agreed to serve on the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The SAB reviews submissions to IDA’s annual Research Grant Award Program, and advises IDA with other issues pertaining to science throughout their term. Scientific Advisory Board members are asked to serve based on their scientific accomplishments.

  • Marilyn Jager Adams, Ph.D., Soliloquy Learning
  • Hugh W. Catts, Ph.D., University of Kansas
  • Martha Bridge Denckla, M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Kennedy Krieger Institute
  • Carsten Elbro, Ph.D., University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Usha Goswami, Ph.D., University of Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
  • George W. Hynd, Ed.D., Purdue University
  • Doris J. Johnson, Ph.D., Northwestern University
  • Heikki Lyytinen, Ph.D., University of Jyvaskyla & Niilo Maki Institute, Finland
  • Richard K. Olson, Ph.D., University of Colorado
  • Kenneth R. Pugh, Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine
  • Hollis Scarborough, Ph.D., Haskins Laboratories
  • Sally E. Shaywitz, M.D., Yale University School of Medicine
  • Gordon F. Sherman, Ph.D., Newgrange School & Educational Outreach Center, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Margaret J. Snowling, Ph.D., University of York, United Kingdom
  • Joseph K. Torgesen, Ph.D., Florida State University